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These 15 Paint Chip DIY Projects Are Both Free & Easy!

Go to the store, head to the paint section, and start gathering up your paint chips. Whatever colors that you love or inspire you, just snag them – they’re free. And that’s where these fun projects begin. These 15 paint chip DIYs are both free (starting out) and super easy! Let’s take a peek at some fun tutorials to check out below.

1. Chandelier

Diy chandelier made of paint chips

GHK shows off this fabulous chandelier and divulges how to make one for yourself. The key ingredient here are the paint chips and the fact that we can get these for free at the store just make it an even better project! From all-pink to ombre selections, it’s fun to personalize too.

2. Magnets

Diy paint chip magnets

Get inspired by the pantone colors of the year and then use your local store’s paint chips to turn them into posh magnets for the fridge. You can find the easy tutorial by hopping on over to How About Orange and checking it out. Of course grabbing colors from the past works too, whatever your favorites are!

3. Moving Announcements

Paint chip moving announcements

Are you moving anytime soon? Use the bigger paint chips as moving announcements for your family and friends! You can learn how to transform them over at Oh So Beautiful Paper. Stick with a specific color scheme or just grab any and all that strike your fancy!

4. Ombre Earrings

Diy paint chip ombre earrings

Yes, you can even make some fun earrings out of some leftover paint chips. Check out the tutorial after you hop on over to Minted Strawberry for a visit. And you can do it with any color you want! Orange, yellow, pink; it all works!

5. Wall Art

Diy paint chip wall ar

We’re loving this funky wall art project from She Loves Happy. It’s modern and you can jazz up any nook of the house with the likes of it. We think that a neutral scheme would be quite fun as well – with a mix of blacks, whites, and grays to fill up the frame.

6. Tree Ornaments

Diy paint chipo tree ornaments

Girl in the Garage made tree ornaments out of her scraps. They’re fun and the kids will enjoy personalizing them as well. With markers and some stickers, they can decorate their small trees and then hang them on the big tree!

7. Wreath

Diy paint chip wreath

Have you fallen in love with this romantic wreath from Style At Home yet? We certainly have. It’s light, it’s easy to recreate, and all you have to do is go grab the colors you need for your own vision.

8. Boxes

Paint chip box diy

How About Orange also used paint chips to create some mini boxes. Perfect for DIY gifts, this is an easy way to utilize those chips instead of throwing them out. Upcycling can be a lot of fun!

9. Notepads

Paint chip notepads diy

Prairie Peasant turned her chips into tiny notebooks. These are fun to use as favors or as a way to occupy the kiddos when your out and about. Just pop one in your purse and go!

10. Holiday Banner

July 4th banner paint chip diy

Of course, you can always use the bigger chips to create a funky banner. A Bit of Sunshine went that route and made something to celebrate Independence Day with! You could also do this for Halloween, Christmas, and even a birthday!

11. Invites

Popsicle summer party invitations diy

So Festive used the paint chips to make invitations, popsicle ones at that. Perfect for birthday parties, bachelorette weekends, or even a baby shower, these fun designs are easy to create too! They’re full of youth and festivity – and you could even add a bit of glitter if you’re feeling a bit “extra!”


Diy paint chip bookmark

One of the easiest on the list, The Jenny Project uses her paint chips as bookmarks. Pop some shapes in them or sprinkle them with stickers, this is a great project for the kids to get involved with as well. It would make a fun way to spend a rainy afternoon.

13. Christmas Garland

Paint chip garland diy

Here’s more garland that we’re loving and this time it’s from A Girl and a Glue Gun. Celebrate Christmas with some extra festivity around the house that you’ve made yourself. These lights will surely help to jazz up the corners.

14. Wrapping Paper

Diy paint chip wrapping paper

Pretty Handy Girl did something really creative and the finished product is absolute stunning! Turn those paint chips into wrapping paper for your next gift-giving opportunity. Just look at this beautiful package, perfect for a bridal shower.

15. Calendar

Diy paint chip calendar

And finally, turn those chips into a reusable piece for your home! A wipe-off calendar will get you through every month with ease and style. Take a peek at the tutorial over at Sew Fantastic!

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